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Medical Experts Say Nigeria Loses Over ₦576 Billion Yearly To Medical Tourism
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Medical Experts Say Nigeria Loses Over ₦576 Billion Yearly To Medical Tourism

Almost two years after his last private trip to the United Kingdom (UK), President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, jetted out of the country on a medical trip to London for the sixth time since he was sworn into office in 2015. The president and some aides departed the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, for the London ‘routine’ medical check-up around 2:30 p.m. Those at the airport to bid the president farewell included the Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari; Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammed Bello; Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu and other presidential aides. Before departing the Presidential Villa, Buhari had met behind closed doors with security chiefs, where he directed them “to fish out and crus...
Twins Conceived Naturally Can Have Two Biological Fathers — Experts
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Twins Conceived Naturally Can Have Two Biological Fathers — Experts

Medical experts say that it is possible for twins conceived naturally to have two different biological fathers. The phenomenon, they say, is known as heteropaternalsuperfecundation — a phenomenon that occurs when two different males father fraternal twins. They experts say that in general, superfecundationis rare among humans but it is common in animals. The phenomenon is also referred to as double paternity, even experts warn that the incidence may be substantially higher in small selected groups of dizygotic twin maternities, such as those of women engaged in prostitution. Researchers describe superfecundation as the fertilisation of two or more ova from the same cycle by sperm from separate acts of sexual intercourse, which can lead to twin babies from two different fath...
I Have Consumed Two Mature Tree Of Lemon Fruit Within Two Weeks – Timi Dakolo
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I Have Consumed Two Mature Tree Of Lemon Fruit Within Two Weeks – Timi Dakolo

Nigerian singer Timi Dakolo told fans on his Instagram handle that he has been boosting his immune system consuming a lot of ginger, garlic and lemon fruit as advised by medical experts. Nigerians have also been consuming these food items more than ever before so that they can be protected from the coronavirus. The celebrity hinted that in the past two weeks, he has consumed about two mature trees worth of lemon and an unidentified number of garlic and ginger. The idea of using these items to stay safe from covid19 was not officially announced but many sources and even medical experts confirmed that boosting ones immune system is the best way to fight against covid19. This recommendation is far better than what was said in the year when Ebola ravaged west Africa. It did not d muc...
Medical Experts Denounce Trump’s Latest Suggestion To Treat Covid-19 By Injecting People With Disinfectant
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Medical Experts Denounce Trump’s Latest Suggestion To Treat Covid-19 By Injecting People With Disinfectant

US President Donald Trump has been blasted by the medical community after suggesting research into whether coronavirus might be treated by injecting disinfectant into the body. He also appeared to suggest irradiating patients’ bodies with UV light. During Thursday’s White House coronavirus task force briefing, William Bryan, acting head of the US Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate, presented the results of US government research that indicated Coronavirus appeared to weaken more quickly when exposed to sunlight and heat. The study also showed bleach could kill the virus in saliva or respiratory fluids within five minutes and isopropyl alcohol could kill it even more quickly. While noting the research should be treated with caution, Donald T...
Experts Raise Concern Over Control of Diabetes Among Nigerians
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Experts Raise Concern Over Control of Diabetes Among Nigerians

Medical experts who gathered at the 2018 One- Day Diabetic Summit organized by Sanofi Aventis have raised concern over the care and control of diabetes in Nigerians already living with the condition. With the theme: “Personalizing Diabetes Care” the consensus among the experts from Nigeria, USA, Egypt, Cameroun is that Nigerians living with diabetes, like other Africans, are not achieving treatment control in line with international standards. Complications such as foot amputation are reportedly on the increase in the country. In a paper “Management of Mealtime Hyperglycaemia” a professor of medicine and endocrinology, from the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde, Yaounde, Cameroon, Jean Claude Mbanya, told the Summit that only few people living with di...

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